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Workshop A Agenda

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SYDNEY: 3 SEPTEMBER

BRISBANE: 10 SEPTEMBER

MELBOURNE: 17 SEPTEMBER

PERTH: 17 SEPTEMBER

Registration and welcome coffee: 8:30am
Course duration: 9:00am-4:30pm, including networking breaks

Managing Effective Terminations:

  • Understanding unfair and unlawful dismissal concepts and consequences  

  • Differentiating between conduct-based and performance-based termination  

  • Assessing whether a demotion qualifies as termination  

  • Enhancing disciplinary and termination procedures  

  • Differences between termination with and without notice 

  • Identifying common pitfalls and liabilities in terminations 

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Fixed-term and rolling contracts:

  • Understanding termination protection thresholds and exceptions 

  • How to use effectively 

Handling Legal Claims:

  • Legal framework for dismissal applications

  • Process for submitting a dismissal application

  • Evaluating common scenarios

  • Exploring settlement and enforcement options for claims

  • Strategies for protecting the business post-dismissal

Redundancy and Making a Role Redundant:

  • Defining what constitutes a genuine redundancy

  • Employer obligations to consult and redeploy  

  • Navigating the selection, redeployment, and termination processes 

  • Legal risks associated with flawed redundancy processes 

  • Calculating redundancy and termination entitlements  

  • Identifying exceptions to redundancy payment obligations  

Lessons from the Court:

  • Recent judicial rulings on termination cases

  • Trends in employee compensation rulings

  • Insights from recent court decisions

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Each speaker demonstrated great depth of knowledge but kept
to the salient points for the audience. The round-table exercise was a relevant case study and the host guided us through the aspects promptly and expertly.
The breaks were the right amount of time and the close of the day succinct!
Highly recommend the experience.
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